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To: daffodil who wrote (79)9/7/2006 7:39:32 AM
From: Tom Clarke
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May not be a major work, but it's a fairly significant find. :)

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To: daffodil who wrote (79)9/13/2006 10:20:32 AM
From: Tom Clarke
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A madrigal by the least of the Bach boys, PDQ.

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To: daffodil who wrote (79)4/29/2010 6:05:01 AM
From: Tom Clarke
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PDQ Bach's long neglected half-act opera, The Stoned Guest

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From: Chess Girl8/6/2010 8:31:11 PM
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I play the violin.

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To: Chess Girl who wrote (83)8/7/2010 8:58:03 AM
From: Tom Clarke
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Do you also play the fiddle? :)

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To: Tom Clarke who wrote (84)8/7/2010 1:34:15 PM
From: Chess Girl
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No, I don't.

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To: Chess Girl who wrote (85)8/7/2010 6:28:00 PM
From: Tom Clarke
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A traditionalist, eh? Sometimes we need to hear songs of the earth. :)

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From: Tom Clarke12/4/2010 8:01:59 AM
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Beethoven Trivia


* Beethoven began to go deaf in his thirties. By the time he wrote his Ninth Symphony, he was completely deaf.

* He always had sixty beans in every cup of coffee. That's very strong coffee!

* Beethoven described the piano as "the god of all instruments" and wrote more for piano than for any other instrument.

* If people in the audience would not stop talking, he would get mad and stop playing.

* He was one of the first composers to work on his own instead of working for the church or for a noble court.

* He once threw a plate of food at a waiter's head because he wasn't happy with the service.

* When he conducted the first performance of his Ninth Symphony, he could not hear the audience clapping. Two musicians had to turn him around so he could see them.

* Once his hair and clothes were so messy the police thought he was a tramp and arrested him because they didn't know who he was.

* In 40 years he moved more than 70 times!

* His favorite foods were macaroni and cheese, fish and potatoes, and bread pudding.

* He died on March 26, 1827.

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